Chipotle Mango Jam
Relishes, Jams and Jellies

Chipotle Mango Preserves – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

I had so many ideas for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge this month when we picked mangoes and chipotles. But I am definitely glad I chose these Chipotle Mango Preserves. So bright and sweet with a smoky kick from the chipotle. I just love mixing something a little spicy in my jams and jellies.The Crazy Ingredient Challenge is sort… Continue reading Chipotle Mango Preserves – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

cantaloupe jam with tarragon
Relishes, Jams and Jellies

Melon Jam with Tarragon – Home Made Summer Giveaway

Melon Jam? with Tarragon? What is Tarragon anyway? You can use it in more than Béarnaise sauce? Is the jam any good? Yes. Yes. An herb. Yes. Yes. I understand your confusion. Melon is not the first fruit that comes to mind for jam making to me either. Sure, I have made Watermelon Rind Preserves, but I never thought of… Continue reading Melon Jam with Tarragon – Home Made Summer Giveaway

Desserts, Holidays, Potatoes, Relishes, Jams and Jellies, Side Dishes, Vegetables and Salads

Another Hodgepodge

We've had a bunch of things going on in our kitchen the past few weeks, nothing to write an entire blog about so we are going to have another mishmash entry. Easter: I made the best ham I have ever made this year. Not the best holiday ham I have ever had - that honor… Continue reading Another Hodgepodge

grilled pizza
Breads, Relishes, Jams and Jellies

Big B little b, what begins with B?

Blueberries and BBQ Bread, B, B, B!  Technically it is grilled bread, but then the alliteration wouldn’t work.  Most people don't know the difference between grilling and BBQ anyway, but that is a topic for another blog.   Blueberries: Justin and I went blueberry picking and brought home 2 quarts of perfectly ripe, delicious berries! … Continue reading Big B little b, what begins with B?